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Over-Spiritualizing Making Art

I get defensive when artists over-spiritualize art-making. It has a bit of a foul smell of desperately justifying what we do.

Posted in Artist's Talk, Autism, Creative Practice, Inside My World, Makoto Fujimura, Mother-Artist, Motherhood, Self Awareness, Utilitarian Pragmatism

Finding Connection in Relationships

This is a memory  of a moment in our neighborhood in China.  I’m pregnant with my son and met these two Hui ladies who were also pregnant with their first babies. It was Ramadan and a beautiful summer day. I

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Posted in China, Motherhood, Paintings, Women

There’s a Triceratops in My Kitchen!

Coming from my background of infertility and seemingly only able to have my son, Joshua, I’m surprised at times the level of emotion I feel by little things like seeing one of his toys on the kitchen counter. This piece

Posted in Autism, Beauty out of Pain, Infertility, Inside My World, Motherhood, Paintings